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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Auditions May 16th and 17th6:30 - 9:00pmChaska High SchoolAuditions will consist of singing, reading, and dancing and are open to 7 year olds on up.If you have a child under 7 who wishes to be involved, please fill out an audition form even though they will not be formally auditioned. Final cast may range in age from 2 to timeless."The Candy Man" will be taught for use during the singing audition, reading excerpts will come from the Willy Wonka script, and a routine will be taught for use during the dance audition.As a teacher, I know how valuable summer is and will work with schedules to the best of my ability. In order to do so, please come prepared with all potential conflicts; ie vacation plans, camps, etc.Here is a list of characters being auditioned including estimated time commitment.HIGH = usually but not always 4 rehearsals per week.Charlie Bucket - energetic, happy-go-lucky boy around 10 to 12 years of age who has lines, sings in 11 numbers including solo, tap dance, and fly.Willy Wonka - the candy man approaching his retirement who has lines and sings in 9 numbers including soloGrandpa Joe - former Wonka employee who has lines, sings in 6 numbers, and fly.MEDIUM = usually 2 or 3 rehearsals per week until mid July.Mike Teavee - gamer, texter, skater between 14 and 18 years of age who has lines and sings in 6 numbers including solo.Ms. Teavee - suburbanite mother of Mike who has lines and sings in 3 numbers.Veruca Salt - spoiled, rich girl between 9 and 14 years of age who has lines, sings in 6 numbers including solo, and fly.Mr. Salt - rich businessman father of Veruca who has lines and sings in 3 numbers.Violet Beauregarde - gum chewing tomboy between 13 and 17 years of age who has lines and sings in 5 numbers including solo.Mrs. Beauregarde - coach like mother of Violet who has lines and sings in 3 numbers.Augustus Gloop - boy between 12 to 15 years of age who loves to eat who has lines, sings in 5 numbers including solo, and fly.Mrs. Gloop - mother of Augustus who supports his eating who has lines and sings in 2 numbers.James - teen who has lines, sings, and dancesMatilda - teen who has lines, sings, and dancesDancing Teens/Cooks/Oompa Loompas - 6 to 12 singers/dancersLOW = usually 1 or 2 rehearsals per week until mid July.Phineous Trout - news reporter who has lines and sings in 3 numbers.Mr. Bucket - hardworking father of Charlie who has lines, sings in 3 numbers including solo, and tap dance.Mrs. Bucket - housewife mother of Charlie who has lines and sings in 2 numbers.G'ma Josephine - bedridden grandparent who has lines and sings in 2 numbers.G'ma Georgina - bedridden grandparent who has lines and sings in 2 numbers.G'pa George - bedridden hard of hearing grandparent who has lines and sings in 2 numbers.Crowd - all age community members who sing in 4 numbers.Squirrels - 6 to 12 who sort nuts and toss Veruca around.And for anyone with a strong back, we are looking for 4 dedicated members of the Fly Team. Fly Team commitments begin July 22nd and run through the close of the show.